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Moon Light World Map

The map below shows where the Moon is visible from the Earth, depending on weather conditions and moon phases.
The white dot Moon symbol symbolizes the position of the Moon, and the yellow sun Sun symbol symbolizes the position of the sun.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 76%
Previous phaseFull MoonSunday, September 30, 2012 at 3:19 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterMonday, October 8, 2012 at 7:34 AM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, October 5, 2012 at 12:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 20° 53' North
Longitude: 131° 31' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.51 meters/second, 1510.2 km/hour, 938.4 miles/hour or 815.5 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.8"15.64 miwest0° 00' 01.2"0.02 minorth15.64 mi
1 hour14° 30' 51.5"938.16 miwest0° 01' 14.5"1.43 minorth938.10 mi
24 hours11° 41' 21.9"755.66 mieast0° 02' 52.7"3.30 minorth755.55 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Tijuana *Fri 5:30 AM1933 km1201 miles1044 nmNortheast NE
San Diego *Fri 5:30 AM1936 km1203 miles1045 nmNortheast NE
Los Angeles *Fri 5:30 AM1958 km1217 miles1057 nmNortheast NE
San Jose (USA) *Fri 5:30 AM2048 km1272 miles1106 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mexicali *Fri 5:30 AM2057 km1278 miles1111 nmNortheast NE
San Francisco *Fri 5:30 AM2067 km1284 miles1116 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Sacramento *Fri 5:30 AM2185 km1358 miles1180 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HermosilloFri 5:30 AM2260 km1405 miles1221 nmEast-northeast ENE
Las Vegas *Fri 5:30 AM2322 km1443 miles1254 nmNortheast NE
PhoenixFri 5:30 AM2371 km1473 miles1280 nmNortheast NE
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